ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids are requested by Central Community School Board from general contractors for construction of:
PROJECT NAME: Central High School Parking Lot Rehabilitation – Phase 1
Bids will be received at the Central Community School Board, Attention: Mr. Michael Faulk, Superintendent, 10510 Joor Rd., Suite 300, City of Central, LA 70818, until:
2:00 PM, LOCAL TIME, APRIL 15, 2014
at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders have the option to submit their bids electronically by using Central Auction House. Central Auction House can be found by going to the Central Community School System website and clicking on the Central Auction House link or going directly to their site at www.CENTRALAUCTIONHOUSE.com.
Complete Bidding Documents may also be obtained from the Engineer, Southeast Engineers, LLC, 4915 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816, phone: 225-295-1880 upon payment of a deposit of $100 for each set of documents. The deposit or a portion of the deposit is returnable as provided by the Louisiana Public Bid Laws. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to:
Michael LeBas, PE, at Southeast Engineers, LLC, 4915 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816, phone: 225-295-1880
Bid Documents may also be reviewed at the office of the Engineer.
In order to submit a bid, contractors must submit a sworn affidavit attesting to the requirements of La. R.S. 38:2212.10 as registered and participates and will continue to do so in a status verification system to verify that its employees are legal citizens of the United States or are legal aliens and shall require all subcontractors to submit sworn affidavits verifying compliance with La. R.S. 38:2212.10 C. (1) and (2). Bidders must submit the completed affidavit to the Owner prior to the time for the opening of the bids.
The successful Bidder is required to be substantially complete with the work by no later than 60 calendar days. Liquidated damages will be assessed at $ 800.00 for each consecutive calendar day for which the work is not substantially complete and $800.00 for each consecutive calendar day for which all of the work listed on the punch list is not complete (past 45 calendar days).
Bids must be accompanied by a bid security equal to 5 percent of the base bid and all additive alternates in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond written by a Surety licensed to do business in Louisiana. Surety must be in compliance with the provisions of La. R.S. 38:2219.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 3, 2014 at the office of the Central Community School Board, 10510 Joor Road, Suite 300, City of Central, LA 70818. The Pre-Bid conference will also include a site visit. Attendance at the site visit is mandatory as well.
Attendance at this Pre-bid Conference is mandatory and bidders must be seated prior to 10:00 a.m. in order to submit a bid.
Contract, if awarded, will be on the basis stated in the Instructions to Bidders. The non-collusion affidavit, insurance certificates, and other requirements must be hand delivered by the apparent low bidder within 5 business days of the bid opening. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 45 days after bid opening except as provided by law in La. R.S. 38:2214 and 2215.
Bidders must meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151, et seq. Bidders are required to comply with the provisions and requirements of La. R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(c).
Central Community School Board reserves the right to award the project on whatever basis is in the interest of the Owner and to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities and informalities.
Dr. James W. Gardner, President Michael W. Faulk, Superintendent
Central Community School Board Central Community School Board
LEGAL AD TO RUN:
DATE: March 19, 2014; March 26, 2014; April 2, 2014